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Waves Knit Stitch Pattern

waves stitch knitting pattern

waves stitch knitting pattern

Knitting materials and tools:

<> DPN 4 mm (UK 8 or US 6)

<> Caron, Simply Soft (4) – 100% acrylic.

Common abbreviations of knit stitches:

k – knit

p – purl

RS – right side

st(s) – stitch(es)

slip yf – slip next stitch holding working yarn in front

k2tog – knit two together

p2tog – purl two together

p3tog – purl three together

pfl – purl through the front loop

pbl – purl through the back loop

yo – yarn over: lay the working yarn over the right needle from front to back.

ryo – reverse yarn over: bring the yarn to the front over the top of the right needle.

sel s – selvage stitch: always slip the first stitch purlwise, work to the last stitch, purl the last stitch

skpo – Slip, Knit, Pass Over: Slip one stitch to the right needle knitwise, knit in the next stitch and drop this stitch off the left needle, insert the left needle into the slipped stitch, pass it over the knit stitch and it’s done

ft – fish tail part: skip next stitch and count down 3 stitches starting from the stitch underneath the stitch on the needle. Insert the needle into the 3rd st and pull the yarn (you are going to have a long loop), k3, count back 1 st (on the right-hand needle), count down 4 sts (it is the same stitch that we have been working before), insert the needle and pull the yarn (you are going to have the second long loop)

knit stitch with waves

Waves stitch knitting pattern:

Cast on a multiple of 14 sts plus 1 extra stitches, plus 2 selvage stitches. For example, cast on 45 sts.

Row1 (RS): sel s, *p1, k3, p7, k3- repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 2: sel s, purl all stitches, sel s.

Row 3 (RS): repeat Row 1.

Row 4: repeat Row 2.

Row 5: sel s, *p1, ft, p7 ft, – repeat from * p1, sel s.

Row 6: sel s, *p1, slip yf, p3, slip yf, p7, slip yf, p3, slip yf – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 7: sel s, *p1, yo, skpo, k1, k2tog, p2tog, p3, p2tog, skpo, k1, k2tog, ryo – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 8: sel s, *p1, pfl, p11, pbl – repeat from*, p1, sel s.

Row 9: sel s, *p2, ft, p5, ft, p1 – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 10: sel s, *p2, slip yf, p3, slip yf, p5, slip yf, p3, slip yf, p1 – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 11: sel s, *p2, yo, skpo, k1, k2tog, p2tog, p1, p2tog, skpo, k1, k2tog, ryo, p1 – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 12: sel s, *p2, pfl, p9, pbl, p1 – repeat from*, p1, sel s.

Row 13: sel s, *p3, ft, p3, ft, p2 – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 14: sel s, *p3, slip yf, p3, slip yf, p3, slip yf, p3, slip yf, p2 – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 15: sel s, *p3, yo, skpo, k1, k2tog, p3tog, skpo, k1, k2tog, ryo, p2 – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 16: sel s, *p3, pfl, p7, pbl, p2 – repeat from*, p1, sel s.

Row 17: sel s, *p4, ft, p1, ft, p3 – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 18: sel s, *p4, slip yf, p3, slip yf, p1, slip yf, p3, slip yf, p3 – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 19: sel s, *p4, skpo, k1, k2tog, p1, skpo, k1, k2tog, p3 – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 20: sel s, purl all stitches, sel s.

Row 21: Repeat Row 17.

Row 22: Repeat Row 18.

Row 23: sel s, *p2, p2tog, skpo, k1, k2tog, ryo, p1, yo, skpo, k1, k2tog, p2tog, p1 – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 24: sel s, *p6, pbl, p1, pfl, p5 – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 25: sel s, *p3, ft, p3, ft, p2 – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 26: sel s, *p3, slip yf, p3, slip yf, p3, slip yf, p3, slip yf, p2 – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 27: sel s, *p1, p2tog, skpo, k1, k2tog, ryo, p3, yo, skpo, k1, k2tog, p2tog – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 28: sel s, *p5, pbl, p3, pfl, p4 – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 29: sel s, *p2, ft, p5, ft, p1 – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 30: sel s, *p2, slip yf, p3, slip yf, p5, slip yf, p3, slip yf, p1 – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 31: sel s, *p2tog, skpo, k1, k2tog, ryo, p5, yo, skpo, k1, k2tog, p3tog – repeat from *, sel s. When you repeat the pattern as many times as needed, make p2tog instead of p3tog at the very end (right before the last sel s)

Row 32: sel s, *p4, pbl, p5, pfl, p3 – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 33: sel s, *p1, ft, p7, ft – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 34: sel s, *p1, slip yf, p3, slip yf, p7, slip yf, p3, slip yf – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 35: sel s, *p1, skpo, k1, k2tog, p7, skpo, k1, k2tog – repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 36: sel s, purl all stitches, sel s.

Repeat Rows 5-36 to form a pattern. No need to repeat any more Rows 1-4.

waves knit stitch

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